Track & Field, Cross Country
Tulane Women's Cross Country to Contend in NCAA Regional Action Saturday

 
Senior Keriann Langley leads the women's cross country program to the 2008 NCAA South Central Regional Saturday.
 
Senior Keriann Langley leads the women's cross country program to the 2008 NCAA South Central Regional Saturday.
 
 

Nov. 14, 2008

NEW ORLEANS-The Tulane women's cross country program is set to contend in the 2008 NCAA South Central Regional Saturday, at Cottonwood Creek Golf Course in Waco, Texas. The women will compete in a 6,000-meter race at 10 a.m.

Tulane will enter five runners: sophomore Rebecca Coady, freshman Johanna Gretschel, senior Keriann Langley, senior Aubrey Phillips and redshirt freshman Julia Whitrock.

It will be the second 6K event of the season for the Green Wave, the first since the LSU Tiger Festival on September 27. Tulane placed second in that meet, with top 10 finishes from Phillips, Whitrock and Coady.

Phillips came in sixth place with a time of 22:35, while Whitrock placed eighth at 22:42. Coady was just five seconds behind in ninth place, while Gretschel turned in a 23:27 time to place 14th overall. Langley did not compete.

Last season at the regionals, the Green Wave averaged a time of 22:46.92 at the course in Fayetteville, Ark. Langley set a personal best in the 6K with a time of 22:13.

The 2008 NCAA Cross Country Championships will be hosted by Indiana State University on Nov. 23 in Terre Haute, Ind.


 

 

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